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UBC isn’t shying away from international issues, whether they’re dropped on its doorstep or not. In fact, it’s seeking them out.
The inclusion of Indigenous knowledge and perspective became a singular focus for Archibald over her 45-year career: in her teacher education assignments, in her development of K-12 curriculum and in her research and work at UBC.
Though the Thunderbirds had a core of Canada’s top talents, coach Kerry MacDonald brought something to the UBC makeup that only his PhD in injury prevention could provide: a winning formula.
I said yes to Colombia. Unprepared, under-informed, and completely unsure of what I was getting myself into.
What I expected to do in this solo journey to California turned out to be very different from how it actually went.
For Blair, landscape painting is more than a hobby. It’s a passion equal to his love of geography and it impacts his approach towards teaching and research.
I have found ways to counter this by not attaching names to faces and closed-mouth closed-eye kisses — and yet those are the moments in which I feel.
Growing up in mainland China, I never received any sort of education about sex. Yes, my mom and Grade 6 science teacher did explain the origin of humans — but that’s it.
The last year of Catholic high school, we decided to bypass the rumours and just fuck.
To say sex poses a challenge for me hardly scratches the surface. I’m not attracted to the body on top of or under me and I will never be able to return the sentiment when Josh tells me I’m sexy, as flattered as I am despite not knowing exactly what that means.
I remember thinking, “This guy better have the greatest stroke game in New Delhi. Or at the very least, strawberry-flavoured lube and a comfy mattress.”
Consent doesn’t stop once you start having sex, especially when trying new things.
Use your tongue in your partner’s ear and you will discover you’ve hit them with a new pleasure usually disregarded due to being self-conscious.
When you have a time-slot to fill, it can be difficult to get going.